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Bootable USB Drive with Win 7 64 bits ISO loaded does not boot my laptop

I created a bootable USB Drive on my macbook via sudo dd commands. Files were correctly loaded onto USB (I made sure 'bootmgr' was there) but when I try to boot a windows computer BOOTMGR is missing ...
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My Acer aspire one AOD270,bootmgr not showing USB flash drive and CDrom after dual booting linux and windows

I dual boot my window7 professional with parrot os,after the installation parrot was running smoothly but I could not find my window7 os in grub menu,I tried restarting the PC but won't show up,so I ...
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Do bootloaders keep running?

In this question, I'm considering both Windows (BOOTMGR) and Linux (GRUB) bootloaders as well as BIOS and EFI modes. Once a bootloader has invoked a kernel, does the bootloader keep running in any ...
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BCDEdit - How to set device partition to a number (not c:)

I would like to add a new entry to my Windows bootmgr, which on another partition (5th one). What should I write after device partition=... to load the 5th partition?
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Accidentally removed boot partition for Windows. How can I recover?

While doing some operation on Ubuntu I accidentally removed boot partition for Windows and now I can’t run Windows again and was unable to run the recovery for Windows 10. Here’s what I have tried: ...
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Output of Windows bootsect tool

I need the "output files" of bootsect /nt60 and bootsect /nt52. Which is to say I need the first 512 bytes of a drive after these commands are applied to it. Where can I find them?
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Windows 10 change partition to be booted

I bought a new bigger drive and I want to transfer Windows OS to it. I have already cloned EFI partition to new drive and it works, but starts the system on old drive. Windows partition is cloned to ...
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Dual boot with 2 hard disk

I have 2 sata hard disk drives. I have installed windows 10 os on one and red hat enterprise Linux 7 on other and made both of them bootable. But always , when I boot, it directly goes into windows 10....
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Windows 10 - Ubuntu: Windows bootmgr set to wrong partition

I am using Dell Inspiron 7560, dual booted with Windows 10 and Ubuntu. Windows is installed on a 128 GB SSD and Ubuntu is installed on a partition of a 1TB HDD. Each of the drives also have an EFI ...
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Windows moved the bootloader to another drive

I have a dual boot install. I first installed Windows 7 in its own disk (C:) with the secondary drive disconnected. I did this because I know Windows has a tendency to mess with other drives. Then I ...
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How to install Windows server with UEFI?

To install SW_DVD9_Windows_Svr_Std_and_DataCtr_2012_R2_64Bit_English_-4_MLF_X19-82891 on to an RD230 server in UEFI mode secure boot must be enabled, correct? The ISO was written to USB with Rufus ...
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What is the relationship between Windows Boot Manager and Windows Operating System?

When Start a Windows based Machine, when something goes wrong are there are multi boot option. There will be pop a UI whose title is Windows Boot Manager. And Windows 7/8/10 is an option in its list. ...
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How does the Windows Boot Manager locate the BCD?

I am trying to understand the Windows boot process. I got as far as the EFI boot manager loading the Windows Boot Manager. But then it must access the BCD in order to proceed further with loading the ...
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“BOOTMANAGER is missing” when optical drive connected

My computer fails to boot from SSD when optical drive is connected. It has worked perfectly for something like a year without it and now I have the same issue again when trying to connect it with ...
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Windows 10 Disable UEFI disk from booting (boot from usb on reboot)

Before i am told just do it in bios the issue is this, the computer is connected to a PXE server and when all the machines were legacy bios, i could just disable the disk and reimage the machine. ...
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Replace Windows bootmgr file [duplicate]

I had a problem with booting windows 10 because I've changed the bootmgr path using : bcdedit /set {bootmgr} newpath after rebooting it said that the boot sector is corrupted. Using Linux I can enter ...
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Is it possible to run MS-DOS from bootmgr?

I successfully created a multibootable USB using WinSetupFromUSB, allowing me to boot into an ISO for MS-DOS 6.22 and installer ISOs for Windows 7 32- and 64-Bit from a single bootable USB. However, ...
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Windows Boot Manager Screen comes up even though I have 1 OS

One day, I turned on my computer as I usually would. No other operating systems on it except for Windows 7. (Although I'm thinking about dual booting it with Linux.) However, then and almost every ...
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Multiboot USB with bootmgr

I need to install two different OS on my USB stick: WinPE and Memtest86 4.3.7 (not Memtest86+). The difficulty about this is that I need to use the Windows-bootmanager. Unfortunately I can’t use ...
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Mistakenly changed 'mark as active drive' to D, now cannot boot, says 'bootmgr is missing' (windows 10)

I was trying to restore the laptop ( HP dv6 pavillion) and mistakenly set active drive to D. Now cannot boot the windows. I do not have windows installation disk. I could not download new iso for ...
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Starting a custom UEFI application from Windows Boot Manager

Is it possible to make a boot menu entry in Windows Boot Manager BCD to start a custom (signed) UEFI application like, say, GRUB or Intel's UEFI Shell? What are the relevant bcdedit commands? It is ...
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UEFI detection (ESPs)

Does the UEFI boot manager detect the ESPs inside the GPTs on every storage device, based on the global-scope variables (boot-configuration) stored in NVRAM? Reading the UEFI booting from Wikipedia: ...
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Troubleshooting error 0xc000000e on Windows boot with Bitlocker full drive encryption

Note: I had originally thought that the BCD was the problem, which turned out to be wrong. I originally had my laptop set up as follows: A 300 GB partition with OS X 10.10 and native full-drive ...
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How do I fix “BOOTMGR IS MISSING”?

How do I fix "BOOTMGR IS MISSING" after i tried to dual boot Kali linux 2.0 light and Windows 7 and getting error from installing grub and lilio? Sorry for my poor English.
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Bootloader issue - How do I completely remove Linux from my system? fully detailed description

The goal was to successfully install Windows 10 upgrade. System configuration : Dell Inspiron 3537, i5 4th gen processor, 6GB RAM, 1TB HDD, 2GB AMD Graphics. Before install : I have a Dual-boot ...
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BOOTMGR not found

I had to force shut down my computer twice today because it froze for an unknown reason. The first time I tried starting the PC again worked out but now I get the following error message every time I ...
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Schrodinger's Bootmngr

A few days ago my laptop started BSOD'ing on every boot, whilst it was loading the windows kernel. After some attempts to fix it, I finally decided that it might be simpler to start with a fresh ...
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Windows Vista laptop - Missing bootmgr - CD Drive is broken

There are some important files I need to retrieve from a laptop. The laptop was dropped and the CD Drive is completly broken so I cannot use the installation CD. How do I get past the bootmgr missing ...
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Remove bootmgr from second disk

I recently reinstalled windows 7 on ssd, but the installer put the boot files on hdd. Managed to fix this, with bcdedit and copy boot files to ssd. But now I have extra 'boot' folder and 'bootmgr' on ...
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WIndows 7 Installation shows Error Bootmgr not found. Press alt+ctrl+del to restart

I have a Lenovo laptop, when I turn it on, it gives me a black screen with a message saying "BOOTMGR is missing press ctrl+alt+del to restart". And I did it for many times but it did not solve the ...
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how to modify Grub or mgr so that I can boot into windows 7 instead of Neogrub

I have installed windows7 in C drive. Now I use easyBCD to install ubuntu. I followed the steps according to an article which teaches how to install ubuntu-windows dual system(not in English, so I don'...
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How does Windows Vista/7/2008 bootmgr work behind the scene?

It always used to be possible to transfer a Windows installation (NT/2000/XP/2003) to a new boot medium by: Recreating the partition table and MBR Copying the partitions using ntfsclone Tricky part: ...
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Multiple Windows installers on a USB stick

I've recently got my hands on one of those SanDisk Extreme 64GB sticks and started tinkering with it. During this story, please keep in mind that this is a model where removable bit is set to 0 (which ...
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Windows 8 Boot process in EFI

I was trying to add Debian 7 boot entry to Windows boot menu using easyBCD. I accidentally deleted the Window 8 entry from the list now I get a BCD error when trying to boot. Error code 0x000098 How ...
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how to make my windows 7 recovery disk bootable?

I am getting this error "bootmgr is missing". did some research on google, the fix is easy, create a windows 7 recovery disk, it should fix that problem. after created the recovery disk, I cannot ...
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Is Firmware Boot Manager critical? Or can it be deleted if you have Windows Boot Manager

I would like to reset {fwbootmgr} because it not linking to {bootmgr} even though in display order Firmware Boot Manager --------------------- identifier {fwbootmgr} displayorder ...
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Can i delete {fwbootmgr} and system will defualt to {bootmgr}?

{Fwbootmgr} skips {bootmgr} I used bcdboot C:\Windows /l en-gb /s B: /f ALL from bootable usb when ASUS K55A - HI5014L magically corrupted boot information when multiple f1-12 keys were pressed at a ...
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How can I manually restore the bootmgr on Windows Small Business Server?

The bootmgr was deleted on or Dell T310 running Windows Server 2008 as a result of bad partitioning. How can manually I restore the bootmgr?
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Chainload Windows boot manager from another?

Is it possible to use the Windows Boot Manager to chainload another Windows Boot Manager? For example, (how) can I use a boot manager on C:\bootmgr that reads C:\boot\BCD to chainload another boot ...
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Error on my laptop“BOOTMGR is missing”

some error display on my laptop "BOOTMGR is missing press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart" And one more problem my laptop not dected usb drive in BIOS.
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UBUNTU to WIN 7 without data loss

I accidently compressed my c drive in Windows 7 and ended up with "bootmgr is compressed" error. I had to install Ubuntu to get some files. After that I went online and found some solutions for fixing ...
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How do I consolidate a multi-level Windows boot menu?

Well I seem to be having problems loading operating systems that I have recently installed on three partitions. I had installed Windows XP first, then Windows Server 2003 Standard and finally Windows ...
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Can't boot Windows 7 after deleting one of two Windows installations

I have the foloowing problem. I had twp Windows 7 installations on two different hard drives. Boot manager was used to choose between them. I don't know how this came to be so I can't be sure what ...
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BOOTMGR is missing, and no C-drive present

I have encountered a problem that I cannot seem to find any way around. So I turn to you for help. Read carefully, because this is not the regular “BOOTMGR is missing” problem… I have a PC where I ...
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Press any key to boot from USB not working

I am getting an error from a notebook that BOOTMGR is corrupted so I tried to boot from a USB image with Windows 7 to repair the boot. When the Notebook asks me to press any key it's like the keyboard ...
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How to restore Windows 7 boot sector from Linux

I have a Laptop dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu, however it doesn't boot into Windows anymore. I'm pretty sure the boot sector of the windows partition (the beginning of the partition, not the MBR!) ...
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BOOTMGR is missing error in Windows XP

On an old netbook I have which is (was) running Windows XP, and when I boot, I get a BOOTMGR is missing error, but according to this site I should actually get NTLDR is missing instead. I find this ...
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How to fix Windows 8 boot manager?

Since I have no CD-ROM this is what I did to install Win8: created a partition X: (NTFS) and set it as the ACTIVE ONE, then put the Windows 8 installation files there opened command prompt and ...
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How to fix “BOOTMGR is compressed” via Mac OS X?

I've had Windows 7 on a Boot Camp partition on my iMac for a while now. All of a sudden, my BOOTMGR is compressed. I've read countless solutions to this that involve using the Windows installation ...
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Windows 7 boot manager issue [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Reinstalling” the Windows 7 boot manager I was having windows 7 installed on my laptop, yesterday I tried to install Open Suse operating system. During its ...